Mike Ruggeri's Olmec World Magazine

By Michael Ruggeri | The Olmec World from the Olmec Heartland to the rest of Mesoamerica; Art, History, Iconography, Writing, Materials, Olmec sites in the Heartland and beyond.

Kings of Cooperation

<b>On a sweltering day</b> in 1862 at the foot of the Tuxtla Mountains in the Mexican state of Veracruz, a farmworker was clearing a cornfield when he hit …

Descubren en Chalcatzingo, Morelos, un bajorrelieve con la representación de un felino

Descubren en Chalcatzingo, Morelos, un bajorrelieve con la representación de un felino <i></i> <i></i> De más de 2,500 años de antigüedad <b>˙ Con éste, suman ya ocho</b> …

Mike Ruggeri's Olmecs — THE OLMEC WORLD

Encuentran nuevo monumento colosal olmeca; en la zona sur de Veracruz

Ejidatarios de Mecayapan y Tatahuicapan han encontrado una serie de vestigios olmecas aún inexplorados dentro el patrimonio arqueológico del país.<p>Se …

Mysterious Jade Artifact May Have Been Offering to Ancient Gods

A mysterious corncob-shaped artifact, dating to somewhere between 900 B.C. and 400 B.C., has been discovered underwater at the site of Arroyo …

Archaeology

The Olmecs

<b>SITES:</b><b><br>MEXICO</b><b><br>Chalcatzingo, Morelos</b><b><br>La Venta Archaeological Site, Tabasco</b><b><br>La Venta Museum, Tabasco</b><b><br>La Venta Park, Villahermosa, Tabasco</b><b><br>Museo Regional</b> …

Online Publications

Richard Diehl - Death Gods, Smiling Faces and Colossal Heads: Archaeology of the Mexican Gulf Lowlands

Ancient Mexico was a mosaic of peoples, languages, and cultures, all with their unique but related art styles, living patterns, and religions. Of the …

Archaeology

Faculty Web Directory

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Education

National Museum: Formative Mesoamerica

Ceramic Figure. This hollow anthropomorphic ceramic figure is in a position surprisingly found in many monuments and vessels from this period. Early …

Olmec

The <b>Olmecs</b> were the first major civilization in Guatemala and Mexico following a progressive development in Soconusco and modern southwestern pacific …

Olmec influences on Mesoamerican cultures

The causes and degree of <b>Olmec influences on Mesoamerican cultures</b> has been a subject of debate over many decades. Although the Olmecs are considered …

Mary Pohl

Economic Foundations of Olmec Civilization in the Gulf Coast Lowlands of México <br>Vea este informe en Español.<p>Research Year: 2000 <br>Culture: Olmec …

Informatica

Olmec People, Olmec Art

Olmec People, Olmec Art<p>March 28, 2005<p>by Mark Rose<p><i>A large-scale collaborative project looks at Mesoamerican pottery sources.</i><p>The Olmec, a complex …

Archaeology

MIKE RUGGERI’S INTERACTIVE OLMEC ART PORTFOLIO (Click on albums to open them)

MIKE RUGGERI’S INTERACTIVE OLMEC ART PORTFOLIO<p>(Click on albums to open them)<p>ANTONIO DE LA COVA’S OLMEC ART PORTFOLIO<p>Copyright; Michael Ruggeri; …

Music

Discontinued Website

The website you attempted to reach has been discontinued.<p>Museum Collection Records Online<p>If you were looking for a collections-based web …

Smithsonian

Olmecs and Teotihuacan

Basin of Mexico regional background<p>Highland valley, location of modern Mexico city<p>valley floor around 2100 masl (7000 feet)<p>surrounded by high …

Archaeology

Kerr Portfolio Results

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Flesh of God

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Log

Jorge Pérez de Lara and John Justeson - Photographic Documentation of Monuments with Epi-Olmec Script/Imagery

Photographic Documentation of Monuments with Epi-Olmec Script/Imagery <br>Vea este informe en Español.<p>Research Year: 2005 <br>Culture: epi-Olmec <br>Chronology: …

Archaeology

Zhang, et. al

<b>Editor's note:</b><br>In this issue of Science Online, we present an experiment in web publishing. The print version of Science contains a research report by …

Archaeology

Richard Diehl - The La Mojarra Chronicle: An Illustrated Account of an Archaeological Investigation in Veracruz, Mexico

In 1983 archaeologists from the Museum of Anthropology in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico, recovered a large stone shaft from the river bed at La Mojarra in …

Archaeology

Mesoweb Reports

Cascajal Block

The <b>Cascajal Block</b> is a tablet-sized writing slab in Mexico, made of serpentinite, which has been dated to the early first millennium BCE, incised …

The dawn of New World writing

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2002 — The roots of writing in the New World have been traced back to a time earlier than researchers thought — as far back as 2,650 years, when the ancient Olmec civilization flourished on Mexico’s Gulf Coast, according to a study in the journal Science, published by the …

3,000-year-old script on stone found in Mexico / Unknown writing system oldest found in the hemisphere

A stone slab found in the state of Veracruz in Mexico bears 3,000-year-old writing previously unknown to scholars, according to archaeologists who say it is an example of the oldest script ever discovered in the Western Hemisphere.<p>The order and pattern of carved symbols appeared to be that of a …

Archaeology

La Mojarra Stela 1

<b>La Mojarra Stela 1</b> is a Mesoamerican carved monument (stela) dating from 156 CE[1] (2nd century CE). It was discovered in 1986, pulled from the Acula …

Tuxtla Statuette

The <b>Tuxtla Statuette</b> is a small 6.3 inch (16 cm) rounded greenstone figurine, carved to resemble a squat, bullet-shaped human with a duck-like bill …

FAMSI © 1999 - Frank Kent Reilly, III

Olmec-style Iconography <br>Vea este informe en Español.<p>Research Year: 1995 <br>Culture: Olmec <br>Chronology: Pre-Classic <br>Location: Veracruz, Guerrero and …